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Link Auditor

Powerful Link Auditor!

As a website grows, managing the links throughout can become virtually impossible. This fast, simple, powerful and effective utility keeps your website up to date. Built in C#, SSW Link Auditor lets you take control of your website and automatically locates broken links and helps to resolve intricate linking and referencing issues - giving you more opportunity to spend time where it really matters.

Here at SSW, we face the problem of maintaining links over nearly five thousand web pages. SSW Link Auditor is a simple and powerful solution to our problem.

  1. Prerequisites

    1. To install, view the Installation User Guide
    2. To register, view the Registration User Guide

  2. Running the Setup.exe

    When you run the install exe there is a simple wizard interface to guide you through the process.

  3. Running SSW Link Auditor

    When you run the SSW Link Auditor there will be a step by step wizard to guide you through the Scan process.

    Welcome
    Figure: Welcome screen
    Select Template
    Figure: Choose a recent project or next for a new project
    Scan Target
    Figure: Specify Scan Target
    What to Scan
    Figure: Define What to Scan
    Google Web Master
    Figure: Google Web Master
    Storage Mechanism
    Figure: Select Storage Merchanism
    • Configure Storage Merchcanism
      Storage Mechanism
      Figure: SSW database setup control for configuring Link Auditor databases

      Click 'Select...' to create a new sample database or specify an existing one. Before doing this, please make sure your account has enough privileges to access your database server and is able to create and drop databases. Normally, a 'Database Creator' will be enough.

      Configure database
      Figure: SSW database setup control - configure Link Auditor database

      Creating database
      Figure: SSW database setup control - creating Link Auditor database

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    Rule Definition
    Figure: Enable or disable rules definition and scanning
    How to Scan
    Figure: Specify How to Scan
    Review Settings
    Figure: Command Line
    Review Settings
    Figure: Review Settings
    ready to Scan
    Figure: Scanning in progress...
    Results
    Figure: Results
    Finished
    Figure: Finished
  4. SQL Reporting Services Reports

    Use Server Side Reports
    Figure: Check the box "Use Server Side Reports" and click Configure
    Click Select
    Figure: Click Select
    Click Configure
    Figure: Click configure to set up the Report server and Report Manager
    Enter Server and URL
    Figure: Enter Report Server and Report Manager Url's
    Press Create
    Figure: Press Create
    Confirm Reports
    Figure: Confirm the reports were create correctly
    Scan Summary
    Figure: Summary Report
    Scan Details
    Figure: Detail Report
    Inconsistent Link Report
    Figure: Inconsistent Link Casing Report
    Scan History
    Figure: Scan History Report
    Pages Summary Report
    Figure: Pages Summary Report
  5. Client Side Reports

    Detail Report
    Figure: Detail Report
    Inconsistent Link Report
    Figure: Inconsistent Link Casing Report
    Rules Report
    Figure: SSW Rules Report
    Scan History
    Figure: Scan History Report
    Pages Summary Report
    Figure: Pages Summary Report
  6. Tools | Options

    General
    Figure: SSW Link Auditor settings for General Options